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Rackets at the 1908 Summer Olympics

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Rackets at the 1908 Summer Olympics

at the Games of the IV Olympiad
Venues All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Dates April 27-May 1
Competitors 7 from 1 nation

At the 1908 Summer Olympics, two rackets events were contested. Only British players participated in the competitions.


  • Medal summary 1
  • Participating nations 2
  • Medal table 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles
c.Evan Noel – c. GBR c.Henry Leaf – c. GBR c.John Jacob Astor – c. GBR
c.Henry Brougham – c. GBR
Men's doubles
c.Vane Pennell
and John Jacob Astor
 – c. GBR
c.Edmund Bury
and Cecil Browning
 – c. GBR
c.Evan Noel
and Henry Leaf
 – c. GBR

Participating nations

A total of seven rackets players from only one nation competed at the London Games:

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Great Britain 2 2 3 7

See also


  • International Olympic Committee results database
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